And of course books are a constant source of inspiration and vision, the cultivate creativity and give us hope. But I recently read three very practical books that reminded me afresh at what a great resource books can be for the practical details of life. The three books are:
What are the best ways to manage insects, weeds and plant diseases? Three research-based guides, available through Oregon State University Extension and updated every year, can provide you with reliable answers.
The manuals provide extensive information on pest biology and chemical and nonchemical control methods and are useful to Pacific Northwest farmers and growers as well as consultants and home gardeners.